is a poet and artist from North Carolina. She is the author of a poetry collection,Yellow Leaves (Redhawk Publications, 2022), and a chapbook, Blood (Finishing Line Press, 2016). Her poems have appeared in various journals including Tar River, Kakalak, Pinesong, Main Street Rag, and Emrys. Both her art and poetry seek to show life in color. She is particularly interested in the intersection of place, poems, and paint: Words as texture and symbol, paintings as poetry.
“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”